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    Workforce Development Discussion

    Date: June 13, 2019, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    GGFHRA Board
    UND Center for Innovation
    Open to the Public
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    This speaking event is intended to give a recap of the previous workforce development plan discussion held in 2015 in addition to providing updates on the workforce in Grand Forks and discussion from HR Professionals and Business Leaders in the community to brainstorm solutions centered around recruitment and workforce issues in the Grand Forks market.​

    Learning Objectives:

    • State of the Labor Market from Job Service
    • Update on the Grand Forks Way Cooler Initiative
    • Recap of Pervious Workforce Development Plan
    • Group Discussion centered around recruitment and workforce issues in the Grand Forks market

    Speaker Bio:

    This speaking event will be a joint presentation and group discussion to address and brainstorm solutions for workforce issues in the Grand Forks market. Individuals leading the discussion include the following: 

    Amy Whitney- Director of the UND Center for Innovation

    Dusty Hildebrand- Job Service Workforce Center Manager

    Becca Cruger- Grand Forks Way Cooler Initiative, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

    Keith Lund- President & CEO of Grand Forks Economic Development Corporation

    Barry Wilfahrt- President & CEO of the Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce